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02-18-2013, 08:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Kershaw View Post
Set us back 3-4 years IMO.

He probably would've been the team's 1st line center based on his past pedigree and assuming he continued to progress. There wouldn't have been a need to sign Brad Richards and the team could've started contending in 09-10 as opposed to 11-12 based on having a 1C, the most valued position in hockey.
He was a winger, but I agree either way. Cherry would've been a dynamic player in the league. Definitely set the org. back a few years when he passed.

Such a shame he died so young, even if his condition wouldn't have let him play hockey. Just upsetting.

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